Tin-glazed Tile, London, c.1740

 

Painted in blue, red and green with a two-handled vase filled with flowers, the corners with stylised floral motifs.

Provenance: An English Private Collection.

Condition: There is some chipping to the edges and a shallow section out of the reverse, although this does not show to the front. No other damage or restoration.

Dimensions: 13 cm x 13 cm

A Catalogue of English Delftware Tiles, compiled by Jonathan Horne (1980).

Delftware: The Tin-glazed Earthenware of the British Isles, Michael Archer (V&A/HMSO, 1997).

English Delftware, F.H. Garner and Michael Archer (Faber & Faber, 1972).

 

       
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